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Meet the Space Mission Analysis Branch Team

As a premiere space concepts and systems analysis organization, SMAB enables well-informed decision-making throughout NASA with integrated analysis and assessments of complex space systems, architectures, and portfolios based on benefit, cost, and risk. Through support of a broad set of agency customers, SMAB provides holistic insights within and across organizations that advance NASA’s human exploration and robotic scientific missions.

SMAB Teams and Leads

SMAB Personnel

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Kevin Earle

Branch Head

Jordan Klovstad

Assistant Branch Head

David Reeves

Acting Assistant Branch Head

Dale Arney

Travis Ashurst

Greg Benjamin

Amber Bettis

Angela Bowes

Alexander Burg

Alex Burg

Zachary Burkhardt

Katie Burn

Josh Carden

Josh Carden

Garrett Carman

Lem Carpenter

Patrick Chai

Patrick Chai

D.J. Charewicz

Katelyn Christein

Jon Chrone

Bill Cirillo

Bill Cirillo

Alexus Cottonham

Shaun Deacon

Stacy Dees

Stacy Dees

Jim Dempsey

Jim Dempsey

Chloe Downs

Bailey Ethridge

Paul Friz

Kandyce Goodliff

Melanie Grande

Kevin Greer

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Michael Humphrey

Diana Illingsworth

Marie Ivanco

Lindsey Jacobson

Sharon Jefferies

Ryan Joyce

Ryan Joyce

Emily Judd

Andrew Keener

Kevin Larman

Elijah Levi

Tim Lewis

Chase Lynch

Justin Martinez

Dan Mazanek

Katie McBrayer

Andrew McCrea

Carolyn McGee

Benjamin Merrel

Gabe Merrill

Janice Miller

Janice Miller

John Mulvaney

Michelle Nadeau

Victoria O'Leary

Victoria O’Leary

Andrew Owens

Claire Pape

Veebs Panchal

Haley Parker

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Charles Pett

Nicole Piontek

Akshay Prasad

Min Qu

Min Qu

Vianni Ricano Cadenas

Vianni Ricano Cadenas

Wilbert Ruperto-Hernández

Andrew Sais

Josh Sams

Josh Sams

Kodi Schwartz

Matt Simon

Shelley Spears

Shelley Spears

Richard Spolzino

Fred Stillwagen

Chris Stockdale

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Chel Stromgren

Richard Sutherland

Dan Tiffin

Pat Troutman

Kevin (Vip) Vipavetz

Kevin “Vip” Vipavetz

Jackson Walker

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Joe Widmer

Betsy Wusk

Anne Zukowski